2008 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Prior Year Introduction As: HB 1211/07 - ECM
Sponsored By:
Delegates Hubbard, Burns, Feldman, Haddaway, Harrison, Love, Manno, McHale, Minnick, and Taylor
Burglary and Robbery Alarm Systems - Response Verification - Requirements


Requiring alarm system contractors to call specified persons within 2 minutes to attempt to verify whether an activated signal from a burglary or robbery alarm requires a law enforcement response to an emergency situation except in specified circumstances; authorizing a local law enforcement unit to establish standards for an exemption from response verification requirements, issue a written exemption, and maintain a list of alarm users issued an exemption; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occuring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Economic Matters
Hearing 3/3 at 2:30 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Economic Matters
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate James W. Hubbard, District 23A
Delegate Emmett C. Burns, Jr., District 10
Delegate Brian J. Feldman, District 15
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Hattie N. Harrison, District 45
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Roger P. Manno, District 19
Delegate Brian K. McHale, District 46
Delegate Joseph J. Minnick, District 6
Delegate Herman L. Taylor, Jr., District 14

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Contractors -see also- Heating & Cooling; Home Improvement
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Security Alarms

Bill affects the following Statute:

Criminal Law
( 9-608.1 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered